Creative Capital Award Application Info Session — St. Paul
Learn how artists can apply for the Creative Capital Award valued at $100,000, including $50,000 in project funding, and an additional $50,000 in career development services—all dedicated to supporting artists complete their innovative project ideas. The application, opening February 2020, is free and open to artists working in all disciplines across the country.
Creative Capital staff will present an overview of the organization and answer questions about the application process, the type of work we support, and how to apply. The session is free and open to the public—artists in all disciplines are encouraged to attend. For this session, we will be joined by Tana Hargest, an awardee and interdisciplinary artist, and Andrew Peterson, Creative Capital Application Reviewer and Executive Director of Film North.
Check out Creative Capital’s website for more information about the application and the Creative Capital Award. Please watch this information video about the application to help you come better prepared to this info session.
We look forward to meeting you!
Note: Capacity is limited and entrance is on a first come, first served basis. If you can’t make this Info Session, we will have a series of online sessions.
About Tana Hargest:
Tana is passionate about making art and telling stories that propel society forward. From high-profile museums to community-based artists, Hargest has delivered a wide range of digital, arts, and education programs for creative and learning communities in New York, Boston, and Providence. After years working on the East Coast, Hargest is back in her hometown of Minneapolis, creating art and action through three intersecting ways of working—interdisciplinary art making that focuses on issues of power, race, and class; audience and civic engagement through collective art actions; and work focused on effecting systemic change within the arts ecosystem.
About Andrew Peterson:
Andrew received his MFA from NYU Graduate Film School, where he was named Best Director and Best Screenwriter. His short films have played at numerous film festivals, the American Film Institute, Directors Guild of America, and on US and British television. His first producing credit was for World and Time Enough, which won the Audience Award at the Frameline Film Festival and was distributed by Strand Releasing. From 2008-2012 he was VP of Production for Werc Werk Works where he co-produced writer/director-driven films including Howl, Life During Wartime, Thin Ice, and Darling Companion. Andrew has dedicated his career to supporting filmmakers through his work as Executive Director of FilmNorth, Director of Programing for the Provincetown Film Festival, as a film professor at Middlebury and Macalester Colleges, and as a consultant.